- Flower nameHelleborus orientalis
- Scientific nameHelleborus orientalis
- Aliasヘレボラス・オリエンタリス, Lenten rose, ヘレボルス・オリエンタリス, ヘレボルス, Helleborus, レンテンローズ
- Place of originGreece, Turkey
- Place of floweringBotanical Gardens
- Flowering seasonFebruary, March
- Language of flowersImportant person
What is Helleborus orientalis
Helleborus orientalis ,also called as 'Lenten rose'(scientific name: Helleborus orientalis) is a native of Greece to Turkey,and is a cold-resistant evergreen perennial of the genus Christemas rose family. It is a spring flower blooming in early spring. The one that looks like a flower is calyx, the actual flower is a linear one in the center. It is also called 'Lenten rose' . The plant height is as high as 40 to 60 cm. In flower color (actually, calyx color), horticultural species such as red, peach, white, green are made and flower color is abundant. Renten Rose is Rent (Lent: Christian Lent) which is the period from Christian Ash Wednesday (Holy Ash Wednesday) to Easter (Easter Festival), and the flower name is It was attached since it blooms at that time. Flower language is "an important person."In similar flowers, there is Helleborus niger called 'Christmas rose' because it blooms during Christmas season.
Generic name: Helleborus orientalis , Scientific name:Helleborus orientalis, also known as: Lenten rose , Origin: Greece to Turkey, Plant heigh: 40-60 cm, Flower color(actually sepals colored): red, peach, white, green ,Flowering period: February to March.